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Berlin: Neue Wache

The Neue Wache (New Guard House) is located on the north side of Unter den Linden. The building was constructed in 1816-1818 as a guard house for the troops of the Crown Prince of Prussia, King Friedrick William III. 155 more words


Selfies at memorial sites, is it ever ok?


There was outrage on social media this week at a girl who took a selfie of herself grinning out the front of Auschwitz. The photo was met with rage by thousands, with many news outlets around the world picking up the story and commenting. 312 more words

Treviso: Monumento Ai Caduti

Located on Piazza della Vittoria (Victory Square) in the capital of Marca, is the Monumento Ai Caduti Di Tutte le Guerre- Monument to the Fallen of All Wars. 78 more words


Treviso: Fallen For Independence


Located in the Piazza Indipendenze is the monument to independence 1844-1866. Unveiled in 1875, the stone sculpture pays tribute to those fallen in the struggle for independence from Austrian rule. 12 more words


Florence: The Battle of Mentana Monument

Located in Piazza Mentana Square in Florence is the monument commemorating the fallen during the Battle of Mentana. The sculpture pays tribute to the 150 volunteer freedom fighters who lost their lives in 1867 near the village of Mentana, Rome. 41 more words


Muslim Victims: The Toronto Star

On Sunday July 20, 2014, graffiti was scrawled in front of a Thornhill mosque. The Pinko Star, never shy to convict through innuendo, implied (without actually saying as much) that this was in response to events taking place in Gaza, while gratuitously pointing out that more than 500 Palestinians have died in the fighting. 284 more words

Bury St Edmunds: Boer War Memorial

Located in the Market Square, Cornhill,  is the Boer War Memorial erected in 1904.

The monument is the work of the English sculptor and painter Arthur George Walker. 48 more words